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Are the two triangles similar? If so, how do you know? Figure is below
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math_crasher Group Title
Are the two triangles similar? If so, how do you know? Figure is below
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henpen Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
If all three sides are in the same ratio with the other triangle's sides, then it is similar.
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henpen Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
i.e.:\[\frac{12}{8}=\frac{7.5}{5}\]
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math_crasher Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
What theorem or postulate you think it would be?
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henpen Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
The one that says 'If all of triangle A's sides are in the same proportion to each of the matching sides of triangle B, A and B are similar' You could probably derive that from more fundamental principals.
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math_crasher Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Did you see the figure above?
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henpen Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Yes. 0M=1.5CA, ON=1.5CB, and MN=1.5AB
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math_crasher Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Ah i see so if the triangle has to be proportionate to the other one they have to be equal on all sides?
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henpen Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Yes, as therefore all the angles are forced into being the same.
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math_crasher Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Ah never mind I get it
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math_crasher Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
So would you say it is SSS since its measured by its sides?
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math_crasher Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Thank you so much
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